District News

  • Chestnut Ridge Auditorium Floor Project Completed

    Over the holiday break, Chestnut Ridge Middle School's auditorium floors and carpets were replaced with new ones. Check out the Before & After video to see what a difference the new floors make.

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  • Spring Valley Basketball Coach Worsley featured in PIX11 Black History Month Segment

    PIX11 Sports News Reporter Justin Walters interviewed legendary Spring Valley Basketball Coach Worsley for his Black History Month segment, and it will air Wednesday, February 2nd during PIX11's Broadcast from 6PM and 10PM.

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  • BookNook Literacy Training Opportunity

    East Ramapo has partnered with BookNook to provide virtual, small group literacy tutoring for students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade for FREE to participate in while in the comfort of your home!

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  • Lime Kiln Remote Instruction This Week

    On Saturday evening, an electrical transformer outside the building failed, which caused the short circuit of a main switch gear inside the school. This electrical fault triggered the school’s fire alarm and alerted local fire departments. Hillcrest, Monsey and Tallman fire companies responded and immediately determined the source of the smoke in the boiler room. Orange and Rockland Utilities quickly cut power to the building. Contrary to initial reports, no flames ignited in the school. First responders discovered a smoke condition from melting wires in the boiler room, but no fire was detected.

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  • Lime Kiln Remote Instruction for Monday January 31

    For tomorrow, Monday January 31st Lime Kiln Elementary School will engage with remote instruction. Students are to follow their regular schedules and log on to Schoology for instructions from their teacher. Meal distribution for Lime Kiln families will be at Grandview Elementary (151 Grandview Avenue in Monsey) and at Central Kitchen (40A Grandview Avenue in Spring Valley) from 9am-11am.

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  • Expiration Dates for COVID-19 Test Kits Extended

    In early January, in cooperation with Rockland County Department of Health, the East Ramapo Central School District distributed free CareStart COVID-19 Antigen Home Tests to local families. The printed expiration date on many of the kits reads "EXP JAN 2022."  However, according to manufacturer AccessBio, the FDA has extended the shelf-life of these CareStart COVID-19 Antigen Home Tests.

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  • New York State Face Covering Mandate

    Our district is aware of Monday's court ruling related to the New York State mask mandate. Late last night, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) appealed the Nassau County Supreme Court decision, which results in an automatic stay, that unambiguously restores the mask mandate until such time that an appellate court issues a further ruling. Therefore, schools in New York State must continue to follow the existing mask rule.

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  • Apply Your 4-Year Old for Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK)

    If you have a 4-year-old and live in the East Ramapo Central School District, Universal Pre-Kindergarten UPK is FREE and East Ramapo is now accepting applications.

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  • Remote Learning Day Thursday January 20, 2022

    Due to the anticipation of inclement weather, and out of an abundance of caution for our faculty, students, and families traveling to and from school, all East Ramapo Central School District Schools will engage in remote learning on Thursday, January 20, 2022. All after-school activities will be canceled.

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  • Great News! UPK Now Has Additional Slots for THIS SPRING!

    East Ramapo has just been awarded limited additional spots for our Full-Day Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program, and we have spots available starting February first through the remainder of this year.

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  • School Board Meeting Virtual Tuesday January 18, 2022

    Due to the weather and the recommendation from the State Monitors, the School Board Meeting will be held virtually tonight, Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

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  • Two Hour Delay Tuesday January 18

    Today Tuesday January 18th, all schools will be on a 2 hour delay, due to weather conditions.

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  • Free Rapid Home Antigen Tests for Distribution

    We are pleased to announce that the Rockland Department of Health in cooperation with our partners at Rockland BOCES has delivered free Rapid Home Antigen Tests to be disseminated to all interested East Ramapo families. The County has provided us with a supply of 1 kit - (which includes two tests) per family. These tests are being utilized to help support county residents' health and safety during the upcoming colder winter months.

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  • Friday January 7th Remote Learning Day Due to Anticipated Inclement Weather

    Due to the anticipation of inclement weather, and out of an abundance of caution for our faculty, students, and families traveling to and from school, all East Ramapo Central School District Schools will engage in remote learning on Friday, January 7, 2022.

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  • Weather Conditions January 5, 2022

    A brief letter from Superintendent Dr. Ellis regarding this morning’s swift change in weather conditions, and East Ramapo Central School District's response.

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  • Happy New Year and Welcome Back

    Monday, January 3, 2022 was an especially fun morning at Spring Valley High School, as students were welcomed back into the building after the two-month remediation project.

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  • All East Ramapo Central School District Schools Return for In-Person Learning on Monday, January 3, 2022

    At this present time, all East Ramapo Central School District schools are scheduled to be open for in-person learning. Our goal is to remain open for in-person learning for the remainder of the school year.

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